Events Happening Friday May 26, 2017

5/26/2017
Fantastic Fridays
Join us for a day filled with fun for the entire family!

Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

The Money Game:  11am
The Money Game is an interactive game show where students are the contestants! Students move through this exciting, fast-paced game by answering questions and learning about saving, spending,and investing money.

Circle Time: 11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!




5/01/2017 - 7/04/2017
Salute the Troops!
From May 1 through July 4, veterans, active military and spouses receive free admission to Port Discovery, and service members will receive $2.00 off general admission for their guests.Free entry is valid for one person only per transaction.

Simply present a valid military ID or valid discharge papers to enjoy a day of fun and learning at Port Discovery!

Thanks to Northrup Grumman and other supporters for helping us show our appreciation to members of our military for their service!





5/20/2017 - 9/04/2017
KLUTZ ® Amazingly Immature! Exhibit
Open through September 4!

Stop acting silly? Not in this exhibit! Learn about science through laughter, play, physical comedy, and fun in the new KLUTZ® Amazingly Immature exhibit, based on the KLUTZ® Encyclopedia of Immaturity Vol. 1 and 2!

Family fun and laughter combine with science and math in this can’t miss exhibit! Turn spoons into catapults, create photo illusions, engineer fast-moving paper airplanes, learn how to juggle, transform money into wearable rings, create amazing inventions and take part in over 18 fun activities that will teach you about aerodynamics, inertia, Newton’s Third Law of Motion, and more exciting scientific concepts through fun and silliness!

KLUTZ ® Amazingly Immature is produced by the Children’s Museum of Houston in partnership with KLUTZ®. Admission to KLUTZ® Amazingly Immature is included with general admission tickets to Port Discovery, which are $14.95 for adults and children 2 and up, and free for Museum members.


The KLUTZ ® Amazingly Immature! Exhibit is locally sponsored by:






All Events Happening On or After Friday May 26, 2017

5/27/2017
Asian Pacific Heritage Celebration
Join us for a celebration of the traditions and culture of Asian Pacific heritage with performances and more!
  • Baltimore Xiamen Sister City Committee: 10am-4pm
  • Cherry Blossoms: 10am-12pm
  • Dynamic Dragons: 10am - 5pm
  • Life on Yoga Mountain: 1pm
  • I <3 Pandas: 1 - 3pm
  • Music with Mr. Norman: 1 & 3pm
  • Play within a Play: Tiger Tales: 2pm




5/28/2017
Memorial Day Weekend Fun!
Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with interactive programs at Port Discovery all weekend long!
  • Percussion Garden: 12–3pm, 4-5pm
  • Mother Goose on the Loose: 1:30pm
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30, 3:15, 4pm
  • Kamishibai: 3:30pm




5/29/2017
Summer Hours Begin!
Memorial Day kicks off the beginning of Port Discovery's Summer Hours!
From Memorial Day to Labor Day, Port Discovery is open from 10 AM - 5 PM from Monday to Saturday, and 12 PM - 5 PM on Sunday.



5/29/2017
Memorial Day
Celebrate Memorial Day with interactive programs at Port Discovery!
  • Percussion Garden: 10-12 pm, 1-3 pm
  • Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30 am
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30 am, 12:15 pm
  • Kamishibai: 3:30 pm
  • Shrinky Dink Dog Tags: 1-3 pm




5/30/2017
Wonders of Water Closed
Beginning May 30th, our Wonders of Water exhibit will be closed for maintenance on Tuesdays throughout the summer. Please enjoy our other exhibits during this time.



5/30/2017
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30am



5/31/2017
Wonderful Wednesdays
Join us for a special day dedicated to children ages birth through 6 years. Participate in imaginative music and literacy programs designed to develop early learning skills.

Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

Scooter Mania: 11am
Engage in a series of movement challenges that are designed to enhance physical, social/emotional, and cognitive development by propelling a small board on wheels while controlling speed and direction. Work on balance, improve self-confidence, and increase flexible thinking during this exciting activity.

Circle Time: 11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!



6/01/2017
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30am



6/02/2017
Fantastic Fridays
Join us for a day filled with fun for the entire family!

Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

Circle Time: 11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am, 12:15pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!




6/03/2017
Healthy First Saturday
Start your month off the healthy way at Port Discovery!
  • Geppi's Entertainment Museum:12-2 PM
  • FIDOS for Freedom: 2pm - 3:30pm
  • Circle Time: 11am
  • Middle Eastern Movement: 12pm & 12:30pm
  • Kindersinger - KinderFit!: 1pm & 1:30pm
  • FazaFam Family Jam: 1pm & 1:30pm




6/04/2017
Super Sundays
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!
  • UMD Child Scientists: 12-5pm
  • Choo-Choo Circle Time: 2pm
  • Math Antics: 2:00pm
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4pm




6/05/2017
Museum Open
Join Port Discovery every Monday in June for family fun programs and special summer hours!
  • Circle Time:11:30 am
  • Jungle Jangle Music Time:11:30, 12:15 pm
  • Art a la Cart: 10-12 pm
  • Exploration Station: 1-3 pm




6/06/2017
Wonders Of Water Closed
Our Wonders of Water exhibit will be closed for maintenance on Tuesdays throughout the summer. Please enjoy our other exhibits during this time.



6/06/2017
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30 am



6/07/2017
Wonderful Wednesdays
Join us for a special day dedicated to children ages birth through 6 years. Participate in imaginative music and literacy programs designed to develop early learning skills.

Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

Scooter Mania: 11am
Engage in a series of movement challenges that are designed to enhance physical, social/emotional, and cognitive development by propelling a small board on wheels while controlling speed and direction. Work on balance, improve self-confidence, and increase flexible thinking during this exciting activity.

Circle Time: 11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!



6/08/2017
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30am



6/09/2017
Fantastic Fridays
Join us for a day filled with fun for the entire family!

Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays

Circle Time: 11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!




6/10/2017
Littles' Day
Enjoy a special day of programs designed for children ages 5 and under!!
    li>UMD Child Scientists: 10-4 pm
  • Kindersinger: 11-11:30 pm
  • Magical Mats: 1, 1:30 pm
  • Face Painting with Landre SFX: 12-2pm
  • Play within a Play: 2pm – 3pm
  • Art a la Cart: 10am - 12pm, 1-3pm




6/13/2017
Wonders Of Water Closed
Our Wonders of Water exhibit will be closed for maintenance on Tuesdays throughout the summer. Please enjoy our other exhibits during this time.



6/16/2017
Target $2 Family Fun Night
Enjoy Port Discovery for less! Get more than $12 off regular admission and pay only $2 thanks to our generous sponsor, Target!



6/17/2017
Be a KLUTZ ® Day
Celebrate all things zany, wacky, and silly with a special day of activities dedicated to our limited-time KLUTZ® Amazingly Immature! exhibit.
  • Spin Art: 10-12pm, 1-3pm
  • Magic Carpet: 10- 12pm
  • Paper Clip Jewelry: 10-12, 1-3
  • Circle Time: 11am - 12pm
  • Shocking Electricity:1-3pm




    6/18/2017
    Super Sunday - Father's Day Celebration
    Join us for special Super Sunday activities celebrating fathers and caregivers!

    Percussion Garden: 12:30pm - 3pm & 4pm - 5pm
    Don't miss this hands-on activity of discovery where participants are encouraged to play on (or with) a wide variety of percussion instruments. Through play, children learn about the amazing sounds that can be produced and the different techniques for producing these sounds

    Family Celebration Circle Time: 2pm
    Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

    Mother Goose on the Loose: 
    1:30pm
    An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

    Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4pm
    A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!

    Kamishibai Story Time: 3:30pm
    Enjoy the art of Japanese paper theater that combines storytelling with illustration!



    6/20/2017
    Wonders Of Water Closed
    Our Wonders of Water exhibit will be closed for maintenance on Tuesdays throughout the summer. Please enjoy our other exhibits during this time.



    6/24/2017
    By the Boardwalk: An Evening Adventure
    Join Port Discovery "By the Boardwalk" on Saturday, June 24th from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 PM for our exciting evening adventure celebrating the kickoff of the summer season in a crowd-free, relaxing environment!

    Take part in exciting boardwalk and carnival games, enjoy summer sounds and dance contests, create sand art, play beach ball games, join an entertaining game of “Walk the Plank” and more summer fun programs!

    All activities plus food and drinks are included in the price of admission, which is $18 for members and $20 for non-members.

    Advanced reservations required. Ticket sales end June 19th at noon.

    Purchase “By the Boardwalk” tickets (Scroll down to “Boardwalk Evening Adventure”).



    6/27/2017
    Wonders Of Water Closed
    Our Wonders of Water exhibit will be closed for maintenance on Tuesdays throughout the summer. Please enjoy our other exhibits during this time.





    Wonders of Water